Local News

  • Commerce City council members honor 7 companies

    MetroWest Report

    Commerce City honored seven local businesses at the 10th annual Commerce City Business Appreciation Awards event.

    Businesses were recognized for leadership, growth, capital investment and entrepreneurial spirit, city officials said in a press statement.

  • Henderson man allegedly assaulted officer

    Police charged a Henderson man with first degree assault on a police officer in connection with an incident in which officials placed J.W. Thimmig Elementary School on lockout Friday, March 2.

    Officers took Rueben Alba, 45, into custody without incident shortly before 1 p.m. in the 11200 block of River Run Parkway, according to a Commerce City press release. During a search of the residence, authorities found threats of numerous explosive devices. Alba fired one shot when officers arrived, according to the press release.

  • Students can receive $4,000 QCF scholarship

    Students can receive up to

    $4,000 scholarship from QCF

    Commerce City high school students can receive scholarships for college from the Quality Community Foundation, a local nonprofit group.

    Last year, the group awarded $8,000 two local students.

  • Bidding farewell to a fallen deputy

    LAFAYETTE – Law enforcement, first responders and friends and family came fromm far and wide Feb. 2 to say goodbye to Adams County sheriff's deputy Heath Gumm.

  • Eagle Pointe Rec Center to get new therapy pool

    Eagle Pointe Recreation Center

    to get new therapy pool, updates

    City officials kicked off an Eagle Pointe Recreation Center renovation with a free yoga class for patrons Sunday, Jan. 28.

  • Sheriff McIntosh remembers his deputy

    COMMERCE CITY – He looked like sleep was the last thing on his mind Jan. 26.

  • Adams County deputy dies in shooting

     In-kind donations and cards for the family of Heath Gumm can be delivered to the substation 4201 E, 72nd Ave, Commerce City, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week, or to the headquarters office, 332 N. 19th Ave., Brighton, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. .


  • Deputy shot; one in custody

     Adams County sheriff's deputies arrested one man and are continuing a search for potentially more suspects after a deputy was shot Jan. 24 in an unincorporated section of the county.

    It happened in the 8800 block of Dawson Street (bewteen I-25 and Downing Street and west of Skyview High School) shortly after 8 p.m. 

  • Arrivo receives $182,500 in business incentives

    Commerce City plans to give $182,500 in tax rebates to Arrivo, a Los Angeles-based, high-speed transit startup company.

    Arrivo representatives said recently that they plan to spend $10 million to open a research and development center in a former toll station on Interstate E470. Workers plan to test a road system that would whip autonomous pods past lanes of traffic at up to 200 mph.

  • Church gives students a merry Christmas

    Christmas did in fact come early at Kemp Elementary School - 12 days early.

    On Dec. 13, students at the school at 6775 Oneida St. in Commerce City cleaned up their desks a little bit earlier than normal, put on their best behavior to avoid their names falling on the naughty list and patiently waited to hear Santa walk through their classroom door bearing gifts.